AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 Released

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AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 Released

Postby Blín D'ñero » 26 Feb 2018, 23:24

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Release Notes (amd.com)

Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 Highlights

Support For

  • Kingdom Come: Deliverance™
    • Up to 3% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 56 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.1 at 2560x1440p (1440p). RS-210
    • Up to 4% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeon™ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.1 at 1920x1080 (1080p). RS-211
  • Fortnite™
    • Up to 3% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 56 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 at 2560x1440p (1440p). RS-20
    • Up to 6% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeon™ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 at 1920x1080 (1080p). RS-208
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds™
    • Up to 5% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 56 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 at 2560x1440p (1440p). RS-207
    • Up to 7% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeon™ RX 580 graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 at 1920x1080p (1080p). RS-209

Known Issues


  • Radeon FreeSync may intermittently incorrectly engage during Chrome video playback resulting in playback flicker.
  • Radeon Overlay hotkey may fail to bring up the overlay or may cause a Radeon Host Application crash intermittently on a limited number of gaming titles.
  • Radeon FreeSync may rapidly change between min and max range when enabled causing stutter in fullscreen games on multi display system configurations.
  • Flickering may be observed on the performance metrics overlay when Enhanced Sync is enabled on some Radeon FreeSync connected `displays.
  • A random system hang may be experienced after extended periods of use on system configurations using 12 GPU's for compute workloads.
  • Water textures may appear to be missing in World of Final Fantasy™.
  • The GPU Workload feature may cause a system hang when switching to Compute while AMD CrossFire is enabled. A workaround is to disable AMD CrossFire before switching the toggle to Compute workloads.

Footnotes

  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of February 9th, 2017 on the 8GB Radeon RX Vega 56, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With the Epic preset on Fortnite, at 2560x1440, the Radeon RX Vega 56 scored 65 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.2 whereas the Radeon RX Vega 56 scored 63 FPS with Radeon Software 17.12.1. Comparing FPS software versions, Radeon Software 18.2.2 has 3% faster performance in Fortnite. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-206
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of February 9th, 2017 on the 8GB Radeon RX Vega 56, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With the High preset playing PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS on the Standard map, at 2560x1440, the Radeon RX Vega 56 scored 80 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.2 whereas the Radeon RX Vega 56 scored 76 FPS with Radeon Software 17.12.1. Comparing FPS software versions, Radeon Software 18.2.2 has 5% faster performance in PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-207
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of February 9th, 2017 on the 8GB Radeon RX 580, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With the Epic preset on Fortnite, at 1920x1080, the Radeon RX 580 scored 76 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.2 whereas the Radeon RX 580 scored 72 FPS with Radeon Software 17.12.1. Comparing FPS software versions, Radeon Software 18.2.2 has 6% faster performance in Fortnite. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-208
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of February 9th, 2017 on the 8GB Radeon RX 580, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With the High preset playing PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS on the Standard map, at 1920x1080, the Radeon RX 580 scored 87 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.2 whereas the Radeon RX 580 scored 81 FPS with Radeon Software 17.12.1. Comparing FPS software versions, Radeon Software 18.2.2 has 7% faster performance in PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-209
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of February 9th, 2017 on the 8GB Radeon RX Vega 56, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With Ultra High settings on Kingdom Come: Deliverance, at 2560x1440, the Radeon RX Vega 56 scored 47.4 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.2 whereas the Radeon RX Vega 56 scored 46.1 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.1. Comparing FPS software versions, Radeon Software 18.2.2 has 3% faster performance in Kingdom Come: Deliverance. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-210
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of February 9th, 2017 on the 8GB Radeon RX 580, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With the Ultra High preset playing Kingdom Come: Deliverance, at 1920x1080, the Radeon RX 580 scored 55.9 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.2 whereas the Radeon RX 580 scored 53.5 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.1. Comparing FPS software versions, Radeon Software 18.2.2 has 4% faster performance in Kingdom Come: Deliverance. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-211

Package Contents


The Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 installation package contains the following:


  • Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 Driver Version 17.50.17.04 (Windows Driver Store Version 23.20.15017.4003)
Gaming PC: * Intel i7 4790K * Noctua NH-D15S * Asus Maximus VII Hero * 32 GB Corsair Dominator Platinum CMD32GX3M4A2133C9 * 2× Sapphire Radeon R9 290 Tri-X in crossfire * Dell U3010 @ 2560 x 1600 / 60Hz * Corsair AX 1200W * 7 x WD Black HDDs * Creative Soundblaster ZxR * Asus DRW F1ST * Corsair K95 RGB * Corsair M65 PRO RGB * Steelseries 9HD * Coolermaster STC T01 * Edifier S530 * Sennheiser HD598 * Windows 7 Ultimate x64 *

Workhorse PC: * Intel i7 2700K @ 4.8 Ghz * Noctua NH-D15 * Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z * 32 GB Corsair Vengeance Pro CMY32GX3M4A1866C9 * Sapphire HD7970 crossfire * 3 x Dell U2410 @ Eyefinity 5760 x 1200 / 60Hz * Corsair HX 1000i * 7 x WD Black HDDs * Creative Soundblaster ZxR * Optiarc AD 5240S * Steelseries 7G * Razer Imperator 2012 * Steelseries 9HD * Coolermaster STC T01 * Edifier S730D * Windows 7 Ultimate x64 *

Workhorse PC 2: * Intel i7 920 @ 3.8 Ghz * Zalman CNPS9900A LED * Asus Sabertooth x58 * 24 GB Corsair Vengeance LP 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 * Sapphire R9 280X Vapor-X * 2 x Dell U2412M @ Eyefinity 2400 x 1920 / 60Hz * Corsair HX 850W * 7 x WDC WD1002FAEX * Creative Soundblaster Z * Optiarc AD 5240S * Steelseries 7G * Razer Mamba TE * Steelseries 9HD * Coolermaster STC T01 * Logitech Z-2300 * Windows 7 Ultimate x64 *
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